Janjapuka, Jañjapūka: 6 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Jañjapūka (जञ्जपूक).—a. Muttering prayers repeatedly.

-kaḥ An ascetic, or devotee (who mutters prayers); cf. P.III. 2.166; जञ्जपूकोऽक्षमालावान् (jañjapūko'kṣamālāvān) ...... Bhaṭṭikāvya 5.61.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Jañjapūka (जञ्जपूक).—mfn.

(-kaḥ-kā-kaṃ) 1. Muttering repeatedly. 2. Muttering evil prayers or charms. m.

(-kaḥ) An ascetic, a devotee, one who does so. E. jap to mutter, reiterative form ūka aff. japa-yaṅ ūka . atiśayajapaśīle

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Jañjapūka (जञ्जपूक):—mfn. (√jap, [Intensive] [Pāṇini 3-2, 1 66]) muttering prayers repeatedly, [Harṣacarita]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Jañjapūka (जञ्जपूक):—[(kaḥ-kā-kaṃ) a.] Muttering much. m. An ascetic.

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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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